College Admissions Info

[XI]XerIn
[XI]XerIn
Emory University ‘17
BS, Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

From: Hillsville , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Rochester, Emory, Lehigh
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

1970
SAT
Highest SAT: 1970
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, National Honor Society
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
509 Words
Spyglass A farmer stands in a cornfield as the sun sets steadily toward the western horizon. At zenith, overhead, Vega is dimly twinkling; it is winning in its battle to overtake the dusk. September is ending, and the corn should soon reach the end of its gestation. He picks an ear from a cornstalk, and begins to shuck it tenderly. As its first wisps fall to the ground, a glimmer catches the farmer’s eye from within the thick casing...







College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
52 Words
I chose school based on their promise to meet 100% of my financial need. Because of this, I am currently attending a school whose "sticker price" is over $50,000 a year, because they have made my college career affordable. Thanks to colleges' promises to meet financial need, I will not be graduating with $40,000+ debt.

What I like about my school’s location and culture
92 Words
My university is located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia; a fast-growing, thriving city with immense culture. My campus also fosters unbounded diversity, and I consider myself proud to be part of the minority at my college, even though I am Caucasian non-Hispanic. On a daily basis, I interact with dozens of students from Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Russia, the Ukraine,...